Here’s a cool old postcard we dug up on Flickr. It shows the old Connecticut Inn Motel at 4400 Connecticut Ave. NW in 1973. The building is still there, but upgraded a little bit.

The Connecticut Inn Motel
The Connecticut Inn Motel

Source: Flickr user William Bird

Today, this is what the building looks like.

 

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Aerial view of a traffic jam, 14th Street and the Mall, Washington, D.C., Apr. 1937. 30-N-37-1360A. (National Archives)

Ugh, Traffic Sucks

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Fairlawn real estate advertisement from the Washington Herald - July 22nd, 1911

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